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Dietes iridioides

Fortnight lily
Iridaceae
Bulbs and bulblike plants

Native to East Africa, this iris relation grows 3-ft. stems that produce 3-in. white flowers with yellow beards, lights blue standards, whose parts are in threes. Flower stems can keep producing for a year.

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